Articles Tagged 'medicaid'
Iowa joins Alabama on California’s travel ban list
Iowa has been added to the list of states included in California’s growing travel ban.
As of Oct. 4, California will no longer offer taxpayer-funded… READ MORE
‘Stunning’: 80% using Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion are ineligible, Louisiana report finds
Louisiana’s legislative auditor wanted to know how the state’s expansion of Medicaid under Obamacare was doing, so he picked 100 people who were deemed eligible… READ MORE
McConnell says deficits ‘not a Republican problem’
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell
(R-Ky.) on Tuesday said the nation’s rising debts were something for both parties to address.
Treasury data released Monday showed… READ MORE
Kentucky becomes first state to require work for some Medicaid beneficiaries
The Trump administration has approved a proposal from Kentucky that would obligate some Medicaid beneficiaries to work, volunteer or take classes as a condition of … READ MORE
Susan Collins leaning ‘no’ on Graham-Cassidy Obamacare bill
Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, is leaning against supporting the Republicans’ latest Obamacare overhaul bill due in part to it stripping protections for people with pre-existing… READ MORE
One of the largest Healthcare providers leaves Obamacare Exchange
Health insurer Aetna announced Thursday that it would completely withdraw from the Obamacare exchanges in 2018, after seeing its profits soar from reducing its participation… READ MORE
Medicaid Babies: NM 72%, Nev 64%, NY 51%, Calif 50%…
In 24 of the nation’s 50 states at least half of the babies born during the latest year on record had their births paid for… READ MORE
Judge blocks Texas from cutting Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood
AUSTIN, Texas – A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Texas can’t cut off Medicaid dollars to Planned Parenthood over secretly recorded videos taken by anti-abortion… READ MORE
Texas moves to cut Planned Parenthood’s Medicaid funding
Texas officials are moving to strip millions of Medicaid dollars from Planned Parenthood in the wake of allegations that the nation’s largest abortion provider impermissibly… READ MORE
ObamaCare to shift costs of some prisoner health coverage from states to feds
ObamaCare may have its skeptics, but one group is decidedly optimistic — prison inmates.
“At least 50 percent of the [prison] population has symptoms of mental health disorders,” said Brad Brockmann, executive director of the Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights at Brown University. “With Medicaid expansion, we have an incredible opportunity to take care of the very neediest,… READ MORE